Saakashvili’s beloved said she discouraged him from hunger strike in prison

Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Yelizaveta Yasko, who is in a relationship with ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili - 1920, 21.10.2021

KIEV, 21 October – The deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Yelizaveta Yasko, who is in relations with the ex-president of Georgia and the head of the executive committee of the National Council of Reforms of Ukraine Mikhail Saakashvili, said that she dissuaded the politician from a hunger strike in a Georgian prison.
“From the very first meeting, we had three meetings, I raised this issue. And his mother asked him and many people asked that it is necessary to stop the hunger strike. justice. When he is in prison, a hunger strike is one of the ways in which he can show his innocence and that he will achieve the truth. Of course, it hurts me to hear it. A person exposes his health and his life for … big goals, but, of course, I want to see him healthy, “Yasko told the Ukrainian journalist Ales Batsman during the broadcast in her YouTube channel
Yasko does not believe that a politician can spend years in a Georgian prison. “I don’t believe in it. Because it seems to me that a person of such a level and such an incredible feeling that the Georgian people have for him – this cannot last long. It may take weeks or several months, but I don’t believe about years,” – she said, answering a question from a journalist.
Saakashvili was detained in Georgia on October 1. In Georgia, he is involved in several criminal cases. Saakashvili is the head of the executive committee of the National Council for Reforms of Ukraine, has Ukrainian citizenship. The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted earlier that he personally and the country’s authorities will deal with the return of Saakashvili. Prosecutor Jarji Tsiklauri stated that the issue of extradition of the former president of Georgia to Ukraine is not being considered.
The Georgian Ombudsman Nino Lomjaria announced on October 1 that after the arrest Saakashvili went on a hunger strike because he did not agree with the charges and considered himself a political prisoner. The ex-president was convicted in absentia of the murder of banker Sandro Girgvliani and the beating of deputy Valery Gelashvili. In the first case, he was sentenced to three years in prison, in the second – to six. In addition, Saakashvili is involved in the cases of dispersal of the opposition rally on November 7, 2007, the pogrom of the Imedi TV company and the embezzlement of funds from the state budget – they are still being considered by the courts.

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